The best SMS and GPRS plans for subcribers in India

11 Mar

Almost every operator in our country is providing per-second billing model for voice calls. Our call rates are now as cheap as 1 paisa-per-second. But what about SMS tariffs and GPRS plans? While some operators are still burning a big hole in their subscriber’s pocket, there are some carriers which will provide you with fairest-of-all SMS and GPRS schemes. Check ’em out below-

 

Do the SMS way!

Tired of expensive tariffs? Restricting yourself from messaging your friends lately? Is your SMS inbox shattered as those wild jokes no more drop-in every minute? Heard of ‘Unlimited-SMS’ schemes? If not, take a look at the following offerings and we are sure you’ll never act like Uncle Scrooge again.

 

RCom’s Unlimited SMS scheme:

Available for pre-paid as well as post-paid customers

What users can send: unlimited local, STD and even roaming messages for free

Daily rental– Re 1

Fair usage cap– 15,000 messages per month

 

Airtel’s Unlimited SMS scheme:

Available for pre-paid as well as post-paid customers

What users can send: unlimited local and STD messages for free.

Monthly rental: upto Rs 103 depending upon circles in case of pre-paid/ Rs 99 in case of post-paid.

Fair usage cap: up to 750 SMS per day in case of pre-paid/ up-to 500 SMS per day in case of post-paid.

 

Why not subscribe to GPRS when such pocket-friendly GPRS plans are available?

Don’t starve your hungry ‘Internet-monger’ mobile phone! Give it some nice dosage of GPRS connectivity. Take a look at the following affordable options present in the market:

 

Aircel PocketInternet card @ Rs 14

Get unlimited browsing for 3 days

Download free content such as wallpapers & games through a specific URL

Post usage of free benefits, customers will be charged @ 10 paisa per 10 KB

 

Aircel PocketInternet card @ Rs 98

Get unlimited browsing for 30 days.

Download free content such as wallpapers & games through a specific URL

Post usage of free benefits, customers will be charged @ 10 paisa per 10 KB

 

Tata Tata DoCoMo’s GPRS plans:

The company has got five different GPRS plans. Check out the table to find out which plan suits your need.

 

Pack

(in Rs)

Day free (7am to 11pm)

Night free usage

(11pm to 7am)

Validity (Days)

Post Free usage with validity left

95

200 MB

4 GB

30

50p/1MB

48

100 MB

2 GB

30

50p/1MB

33

50 MB

1 GB

15

50p/1MB

15

30 MB

500 MB

3

50p/1MB

5

10 MB

Nil

1

50p/1MB

 

 

Chat endlessly on social networks without a GPRS connection:

Want to stay connected to your buddies on social networks without a GPRS connection? The answer is simple, join Tata DoCoMo’s BuddyNet community. Get free access to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Orkut and Nimbuzz. There will be no boundaries of billing between you and your chirping. Visit http://www.tatadocomo.com/buddy-net.aspx to register.

 

Airtel Unlimited Mobile Internet @ Rs 98:

Users will get 2 GB of free usage for a month. Post 2 GB of free usage, users will be charged 30 paise/50 KB. Pack provides browsing for 30 days. To activate this pack, SMS ‘INTERNET’ to 121

No Responses to “The best SMS and GPRS plans for subcribers in India”

  1. Pranav March 11, 2010 at 4:40 am #

    Why is Vodafone so expensive when it comes to GPRS Plans? Maybe the Vodafone guys should read this post.

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